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Southern Miss Golden Eagles Open as Week 13 Betting Underdogs vs Thundering Herd

The Marshall Thundering Herd will do battle with the visiting Southern Miss Golden Eagles on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of betting fans who back them.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Marshall Thundering Herd were sitting as -4.5-point favorites earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark picked a 31-27 result in favor of the Golden Eagles. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Marshall Thundering Herd Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Marshall Thundering Herd sport a record of 7-4 and 8-3 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Southern Miss Golden Eagles sit at 7-4 and 7-4 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 5-6 for the Thundering Herd and 5-6 for the Golden Eagles. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Marshall vs Southern Miss injuries news.

The game pits the Marshall Thundering Herd, currently No. 33 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles, who rate No. 43 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Marshall's No. 82-ranked offense, averaging 26.27 PPG, against a Southern Miss defense that ranks No. 38 this week at 22.64 PPG. The Marshall aerial game is averaging 231.36 yards per game, more than the Southern Miss Golden Eagles secondary allows through the air, 179 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles own the league's No. 51-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 166 yards per game when on the road. Marshall, on the other hand, rates No. 101 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ito Smith tore up the turf for 153 rushing yards in the latest Golden Eagles game, a 66-21 win over the 49ers at MM Roberts Stadium.

The Thundering Herd suffered a Week 12 loss against UTSA in their last game, falling 9-7 at Alamodome.

Betting Trends
  • Southern Miss is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Southern Miss is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Southern Miss is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Southern Miss is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Marshall is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Marshall is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Marshall's last 7 games
  • Marshall is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home